Ministry of War

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A Ministry of War or Ministry for War is an administrative, supply and services agency of an army, as opposed to the entire military establishment. Both Mexico
Mexico
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...

 and Brazil
Brazil
Brazil , officially the Federative Republic of Brazil , is the largest country in South America. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 192 million people...

 both still maintain a War Department for the support of their armies. Ministries of War were generally replaced by a unified Ministry of Defense to support all military services.

See also

  • War Office (disambiguation)
  • Ministry of Defence (disambiguation)
  • United States Department of War
    United States Department of War
    The United States Department of War, also called the War Department , was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army...

  • Ministry of War (Japan)
  • Ministry of War (Brazil)
    Ministry of War (Brazil)
    The Ministry of War was a government ministry of the Kingdom of Brazil, and later Empire of Brazil and Brazil. It was created in 1815 to give the Kingdom of Brazil greater military autonomy from Portugal, and to unify the armada and army under one power....

  • Ministry of War (Russia)
    Ministry of War (Russia)
    Ministry of War of the Russian Empire, was an administrative body in the Russian Empire from 1802 to 1917.It was established in 1802 as the Ministry of ground armed forces taking over responsibilities from the College of War during the Government reform of Alexander I...

  • Ministry of War (Kingdom of Bavaria)
    Ministry of War (Kingdom of Bavaria)
    The Ministry of War was a ministry for military affairs of the Kingdom of Bavaria, founded as Ministerium des Kriegswesens on October 1, 1808 by King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria. It was located at Ludwigstraße in Munich...

  • Prussian Minister of War
    Prussian Minister of War
    The Prussian War Ministry was gradually established between 1808 and 1809 as part of a series of reforms initiated by the Military Reorganization Commission created after the disastrous Treaty of Paris. The War Ministry was to help bring the army under constitutional control, and, along with the...